Doctrine of Pious Obligation in Hindu Law

The doctrine of pious obligation states that a son is liable to pay the debts of his father or his grandfather or his great grandfather after their death unless the debt incurred was for an immoral or illegal purpose.[1] Post …

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Domestic Violence Laws In India

Introduction In rural Haryana, India, researchers conducted a cross-sectional study on gender-based violence against men. A year’s worth of data was collected throughout this investigation in 2012. A total of 1000 married males between the ages of 21 and 49 …

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Family Court Act 1984 – An Overview

Introduction The Family Court Act 1984 was enacted for the establishment of Family Courts with an aim to promote conciliation and speedy settlement of disagreement relating to marriage and family affairs and for related matters. The enactment of this Act …

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Gender Inequality In Hindu And Muslim Law In India

Introduction There are many different types of religions in India. India is a secular state with different morals, religions, languages, and beliefs. To provide justice to people with different personal beliefs there are set of laws. One of them is …

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Partition of Property Under Hindu Law

Introduction Partition means the end of joint status of Hindu undivided family. Partition of property bestows separate conferment of status and rights to the coparceners under Hindu law. Coparcener is a person who by birth has ancestral rights over the …

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Natural Guardian Under Hindu Law

INTRODUCTION In Ancient India there were no laws regarding guardianship of a child. It was only during the British era that laws of guardianship were evolved in courts. A guardian is a person who is formally appointed by the court …

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